Biotech-Careers Blogs

Blogs by Biotech-Careers members are below. To view additional blogs please visit the Community Blogs page.

Submitted by Sandra Porter on Mon September 04, 2017.

The Food Safety Studio provides food manufacturers with new options for food safety testing and training. Read more

Submitted by Nikolas James on Wed August 23, 2017.

Geneticist Inc. is working in collaboration with Biotech Careers to give people new to the field of biotech an understanding of what it’s like to work at a biorepository. Geneticist is a biobank of human tissue samples ... Read more

Submitted by Todd Smith on Fri August 18, 2017.

A simple web search says biotech is really big. One estimate indicates that the industry will have $400 billion in sales in 2017 with growth to over $775 billion by 2024 [1]. Another report suggests there are over 77,000 employers [2]. That’s big, but is it real, and what you can do with this ... Read more

Submitted by Todd Smith on Tue March 07, 2017.

Go to a state page by clicking on a state in the below image. Read more

Submitted by Sean Maden on Tue November 24, 2015.

The requirements of "good communication skills" and "comfortable working in a multidisciplinary setting" on a biotech job listing are common, but what do these mean in practice? For work in biotech, there's often more than meets the eye in a job posting.

Biotechnology is an inherently ... Read more

Submitted by Sean Maden on Tue June 30, 2015.

Finding the best fit isn't an easy task.  Here are some tips for sorting out where you might want to work. Read more

Submitted by Sean Maden on Fri May 22, 2015.

The biotech industry is booming. Some reservations notwithstanding, influxes of venture capital reflect economic robustness in the biotech market, and the recent pledge of funds for personalized (or "precision") medical research by the Obama administration reflect widespread public interest in ... Read more

Submitted by Sean Maden on Mon May 18, 2015.

You're finishing your program and want to find a rewarding job, but nothing seems to work. How can you improve your chances? 

If only there was something to be done between filling out forms and waiting for replies, something that could help you in your pursuit. The job application ... Read more

Submitted by Sandra Porter on Thu August 21, 2014.

Once you’ve found a job or jobs to apply for, the question arises:  how much should you expect to be paid? Read more

Submitted by Sandra Porter on Fri February 15, 2013.

This article is the second in a series on finding a job in biotechnology. 

One of the greatest benefits of attending a community college program in biotechnology or biomanufacturing is that you get to meet other people who are interested in science and science careers. It’s hard to ... Read more